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Sports minister recommends to Zardari changes in PCB
Karachi, May 22 (IANS) Pakistan sports minister Pir Aftab Shah Jilani in a strong-worded letter to president Asif Ali Zardari has recommended sweeping changes in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

Friday, May 22, 2009 6:52:17 PM

Swat conflict triggers largest, swiftest refugee exodus: UNHCR
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) The Pakistani military's anti-Taliban operations in the country's troubled northwest has triggered the largest and swiftest refugee exodus anywhere in the world in recent times, says the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Friday, May 22, 2009 6:19:54 PM

UN says $543 mn needed for Pakistan's displaced
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) The UN estimates that a whopping $543 million would be required for rehabilitating the 2.5 million civilians who have been displaced by the Pakistani military's anti-Taliban operations in the country's restive northwest.

Friday, May 22, 2009 3:27:29 PM

UN seeks $454 million for Pakistan refugees
Islamabad, May 22 (DPA) The UN appealed Friday for $454 million in extra aid to help the refugees fleeing Pakistan's latest offensive against Taliban militants in the country's north-west.

Friday, May 22, 2009 2:19:23 PM

What's going on, average Pakistani is asking
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) The anti-Taliban operations in Swat and other parts of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) have been under way for almost a month, but the average Pakistani knows little about the actual ground situation because the military has been less than forthcoming in revealing information.

Friday, May 22, 2009 12:09:57 PM

Pakistan probing Indian hand in Balochistan: Spokesman
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Pakistan said Thursday it was probing reports of an Indian hand in the troubles in Balochistan, even as it hoped the sub-continental dialogue process would resume with the conclusion of the Indian general elections.

Thursday, May 21, 2009 9:28:15 PM

'Important' Taliban commander killed, army chief visits Swat
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have killed an 'important' Taliban commander during their operations in the Swat district of the restive North West Frontier Province (NWFP), the military said Thursday, on a day the army chief visited the area to study first hand the conduct of the operations.

Thursday, May 21, 2009 8:33:08 PM

'Important' Taliban commander killed in Swat operations: Pakistani military
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have killed an 'important' Taliban commander during their operations in the Swat district of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP), the military said Thursday

Thursday, May 21, 2009 3:42:46 PM

Donors pledge $244 mn for Swat refugees
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Pakistan has received pledges of $244 million for the relief and rehabilitation of civilians uprooted by the anti-Taliban operations of the security forces in parts of the country's troubled northwest.

Thursday, May 21, 2009 3:15:59 PM

Pakistan must defeat Taliban, says Zardari; Rs.8 bn for refugee aid
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Pakistan must win the war against the Taliban in the country's restive northwest, President Asif Ali Zardari declared Wednesday, as the military announced it had captured a key militant stronghold and the government sanctioned Rs.8 billion for the 2.5 million refugees who have fled the fighting.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 10:39:11 PM

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